Judges

Maryland redistricting case to be heard in Supreme Court

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for two cases on congressional district gerrymandering on March 26, including one from Maryland, which could have far-reaching implications on how future electoral maps are drawn. The justices could, for…

The Washington Bullpen, Episode 12

WASHINGTON – On episode 12 of The Washington Bullpen podcast, host Jarod Golub brings listeners the latest on Gamble v. United States (the Supreme Court double jeopardy case), all the updates on U.S.-China relations after the G20 financial summit over…

The Washington Bullpen, Episode 4

WASHINGTON – On this week’s “Washington Bullpen” podcast, Host Jarod Golub talks about the new U.S.-Canada-Mexico trade agreement and Amazon’s minimum wage increase. Danielle Stein and Lauren Koenig from the Capital News Service broadcast bureau join to discuss Thursday’s FBI…

Maryland’s senators rip limited scope of FBI’s Kavanaugh report

WASHINGTON — Ahead of an expected vote on Saturday, Maryland’s Democratic senators on Thursday decried the FBI’s supplemental investigation into Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, calling it rushed and incomplete. “I think it raises more questions than it answers,” Sen. Ben Cardin,…

Ahead of Senate vote, thousands march against Kavanaugh confirmation

WASHINGTON – “Say it loud, say it clear, Kavanaugh is not welcome here,” protesters chanted as they marched Thursday in withering heat along Constitution Avenue from the E. Barrett Prettyman Courthouse to the Supreme Court. Hundreds of sexual assault and…

The Washington Bullpen, Episode 3

WASHINGTON – This week on the “Washington Bullpen” podcast, host Jarod Golub discusses the green card law change proposed by the Department of Homeland Security, President Trump’s United Nations press conference and the Kavanaugh confirmation vote and testimonies.

The Washington Bullpen, Episode 2

On this week’s episode of The Washington Bullpen, host Jarod Golub discusses the new updates in the Kavanaugh confirmation hearing and two Capital News Service Washington Bureau stories.

The Washington Bullpen, Episode 1

WASHINGTON – “The Washington Bullpen” podcast has returned! This week, host Jarod Golub discusses the developments in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, the Senate hearings on Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court and the anonymous op-ed about the Trump…

Springbrook High School students learn civics from judges and lawyers

Springbrook High School students got the chance to learn from judges and lawyers as a part of the Civics and Law Academy. The program is a partnership of the Maryland Judiciary, Maryland State Bar Association, Citizenship and Law-Related Education Program, the Montgomery County Bar Association and Montgomery County Public Schools.

Maryland Senate Passes Criminal Justice Reform Bill After Debate Over Amendments

While the bill passed unanimously by a vote of 46-0 Thursday, senators from both sides of the aisle voiced concerns about the legislation.